The Watch Your Tongue Foundation Ghana, has donated some assorted items to Royal Seed Orphanage, at Papase No. 1 in the Central Region.
Founder and leader of the foundation, Inspector Daniel Ofori – Appiah, popularly known as Officer K. O. A presenting the items on behalf of the group said the gesture forms part of the group’s corporate social responsibility. This gesture was supported by the “Sompa nay3 group, OBI roofing system, Mobile drinking water, Ghana Library Authority and some individuals.
Items donated included, bags of rice, cooking oil, bags of mobile drinking water, toiletries and clothes.
The group was welcomed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Orphanage, Ms Naomi Esi Amoah with some displays by the Cadet Corps and the cultural group of the Home.
In a speech delivered by Officer Ofori-Appiah, he commended the CEO for her good work stating that the home has contributed its bid towards providing for the less privileged in society, hence the need to contribute to the effort.
Touching on the mission of the foundation, he mentioned that their main aim is to counsel, Carter and forwarn all and sundry about their general lifestyle to promote sustainable peace and development.
This he said could only be achieved only by adhering to the four thematic areas which are: Think Right, Speak Right, Act Right and the Write Right concept by watch your tongue Ghana.
Speaking on the theme for 2021 and beyond dubbed “Child Protection Campaign”, he said building hope and empowering the child is a major concern of the WYT foundation. “We are here to show love to these precious ones to build hope in them to live without tears.
He appealed to the government and Ghana Library Authority to help set up a National Charity Fund (NCF) and reading clubs across the various schools in the country to help support the needy and vulnerable children.
Other Speakers were, Mr Alhassan Abdul-Faili, Head of the lending department of the Ghana Library Authority who spoke on the importance of reading. He advised that the only way we can achieve the Watch Your Tongue objectives is through reading activities, stating that if people don’t read extensively, they cannot think positively to speak, act or write right. He therefore advised the children to make reading a habit to enable them live a positive lifestyle.
A representative of OBI roofing System Mr Davis Kwaku also ceased the opportunity to advise the residents of the home to be responsible kids by obeying rules and regulations of the home. He assured the home of a future sponsorship which includes helping them roof their buildings as and when they are being called on.
The CEO of the home, Ms Naomi Amoah in response thanked Officer Ofori – Appiah and his team for their kind gesture whilst assuring the team of the proper utilisation of the items to the fullest benefit of the kids.
By Priscilla Awinbe Kusaah